Ethnic groups in Georgia (country)

2017-07-27T17:38:18+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Avars (Caucasus), Assyrians in Georgia, Lom people, Azerbaijanis, Qarapapaqs, Adjarians, Udi people, Laz people, Azerbaijanis in Georgia, Meskhetian Turks, Hemshin peoples, Kist people, Tat people (Caucasus), Mingrelians, Bats people, Hunzib people, Yazidis in Georgia flashcards Ethnic groups in Georgia (country)
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  • Avars (Caucasus)
    The Avars (Avar: аварал / магIарулал, avaral / maⱨarulal; "mountaineers") constitute a Caucasus native ethnic group, the most predominant of several ethnic groups living in the Russian republic of Dagestan.
  • Assyrians in Georgia
    Assyrians in Georgia number over 3,000, and most arrived in the Southern Caucasus in early 20th century when their ancestors fled present-day Turkey and Iran during the Assyrian genocide.
  • Lom people
    The Lom people also known as Bosha by non-Loms (Armenian: Բոշա; Georgian: ბოშა; Russian: Боша; Azeri: Poşa) or Armenian Romani (Russian: армянские цыгане; Armenian: հայ գնչուներ) or Caucasian Romani (Russian: кавказские цыгане) are an ethnic group in historic Armenia.
  • Azerbaijanis
    Azerbaijanis (/ˌæzərbaɪˈdʒɑːniz/) or Azeris (Azerbaijani: Azərilər آذریلر, Azərbaycanlılar آذربایجانلیلار), also known as Azerbaijani Turks (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Türkləri آذربایجان تورکلری), are a Turkic ethnic group living mainly in Iranian Azerbaijan and the independent Republic of Azerbaijan.
  • Qarapapaqs
    The Qarapapaqs or Karapapaks (Azerbaijani: Qarapapaqlar, Tərəkəmələr; Turkish: Karapapaklar) are a Turkic sub-ethnic group of Azerbaijanis who mainly live in Azerbaijan, Iran, Georgia, and in the northeast of Turkey near the border with Georgia and Armenia, primarily in the provinces of Ardahan (around Lake Çıldır), Kars and Iğdır.
  • Adjarians
    The Adjarians (Georgian: აჭარლები, Ačarlebi) are an ethnographic group of Georgians that mostly live in Adjara in south-western Georgia.
  • Udi people
    The Udis (self-name Udi or Uti) are an ancient native people of the Caucasus.
  • Laz people
    The Laz or Lazi (Laz: ლაზეფე (pl.), ლაზი (sing.); Georgian: ლაზები/ჭანები (pl.); ლაზი/ჭანი (sing.); Turkish: Lazlar, Laz;) are a Kartvelian-speaking ethnic group native to the Black Sea coastal regions of Turkey and Georgia.
  • Azerbaijanis in Georgia
    Azerbaijanis in Georgia or Georgian Azerbaijanis (Azerbaijani: Gürcüstan azərbaycanlıları, Georgian: აზერბაიჯანელები საქართველოში) are Azerbaijani people in Georgia, and are Georgian citizens and permanent residents of ethnic Azerbaijani background.
  • Meskhetian Turks
    Meskhetian Turks also known as Meskheti Turks (Turkish: Ahıska Türkleri,; Georgian: თურქი მესხები, t'urk'i meskhebi) are the ethnic Turks formerly inhabiting the Meskheti region of Georgia, along the border with Turkey.
  • Hemshin peoples
    The Hemshin peoples (Armenian: Համշէնցիներ Hamshentsiner; Turkish: Hemşinliler), also known as Hemshinli or Hamshenis or Homshetsi, are originally of Armenian descent who in the past or present have been affiliated with the Hemşin district in the province of Rize, Turkey.
  • Kist people
    The Kists (Georgian: ქისტები, Chechen: Kistoj, Kisti) are a Chechen subethnos in Georgia.
  • Tat people (Caucasus)
    The Tat people (also: Tati, Parsi, Daghli, Lohijon, Caucasian Persians, Transcaucasian Persians) are an Iranian and ethnic Persian people, presently living within Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Russia (mainly Southern Dagestan).
  • Mingrelians
    The Megrelians (Megrelian: მარგალი, margali; Georgian: მეგრელები: megrelebi) are a subgroup of Georgiansthat mostly live in Samegrelo region of Georgia.
  • Bats people
    The Bats people (Georgian: ბაცი) or the Batsbi (ბაცბი) are a small Nakh-speaking community in the country of Georgia who are also known as the Ts’ova-Tush (წოვათუშები) after the Ts’ova Gorge in the historic Georgian province of Tusheti (known to them as "Tsovata"), where they are believed to have settled after migrating from the North Caucasus in the 16th century (see debate).
  • Hunzib people
    The Hunzibs are an indigenous people of Dagestan, Russia living in three villages in the Tsuntinsky District in the upper regions of the Avar-Koisu river area.
  • Yazidis in Georgia
    Yazidis in Georgia may refer to people born in or residing in Georgia of full or partial Yazidi origin, an ethno-religious community religious group.